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These surveys are the products of a unique program of crossnational and crosstemporal social science research. The effort began in early 1970, when the Commission of the European Community sponsored simultaneous surveys of the publics of the European Community. These surveys were designed to measure public awareness of, and attitudes toward, the Common Market and other European Community institutions, in complementary fashion. They also probed the goals given top priority for one's own nation. These concerns have remained a central part of the European Community's research efforts -- which were carried forward in the summer of 1971 with another six-nation survey that gave special attention to agricultural problems. These themes were of central interest again in a survey of the publics of the European Community countries -- then nine in number -- carried out in September 1973. After 1973, the surveys took on a somewhat broader scope in content as well as in geographical coverage, with measures of subjective satisfaction and the perceived quality of life becoming standard features of the Europea

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Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
Consumption and consumer behaviour, Environment and conservation, International politics and organisations, Specific diseases, disorders and medical conditions, Diet and nutrition, TRADE, INDUSTRY AND MARKETS, General health and well-being (CESSDA Topic Classification)


European Commission (1995) Eurobarometer. Public Opinion in the European Union. Report on Standard Eurobarometer 43. Brussel: Commission of the European Communities.

European Commission (1996). Eurobarometer: Public Opinion in the European Union. Report Number 45. Brussels.

INRA (Europe) European Coordination Office (1996). Les Europeens et la sante et la securite sur les lieux de travail. Rapport pour la Direction Generale V 'Emploi, Relations Industrielles, Affaires Sociales'. Brussels

Reif, K., & Inglehart, R. (eds.) (1991) Euro-Barometer: The Dynamics of European Opinion. London: MacMillan.

Reif, K., & Inglehart, R. (eds.)(1991). Eurobarometer : the dynamics of European opinion : essays in honour of Jacques-René Rabier. London: MacMillan. ISBN: 0333527542
ISBN: 0333527542